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Courtney Barnett performs in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote and Tame Impala Nominated For Grammy Awards

Australia-based artists Courtney Barnett, Hiatus Kaiyote and Tame Impala have been nominated for Grammy Awards for 2016.

December 8, 2015
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Björk Reveals Bizarre ‘Mouth Mantra’ Video WATCH

Directed by Jesse Kanda, the 2D video for 'Mouth Mantra' puts the viewer inside of Björk's mouth as she sings the song from her global hit record 'Vulnicura'.

December 8, 2015
One Direction, Niall Horan, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Niall Horan Wins Round In Libel Case

One Direction singer Niall Horan has won the right to pursue his libel case against Britain's Express Newspapers.

December 8, 2015
Adele images photo
Adele Enjoys Her A-List Style

Adele loves spending time with her new A-list pals, according to insiders.

December 8, 2015
Ed Sheeran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Needs Ear Surgery

British pop star Ed Sheeran will kick off the New Year (16) with surgery after bursting his ear drum during a recent boating excursion.

December 8, 2015
Frank Sinatra, music news,
Frank Sinatra Will Turn 100 This Saturday

The count down to ‘The Voice’ Frank Sinatra’s centenary birthday has begun! The icon would have been celebrating his 100th birthday this Saturday 12 December and in celebration, Universal Music shines a light some of his greatest records.

December 8, 2015
Edgar Winter
Edgar Winter Plays London REVIEW

Edgar Winter has been around the block, playing everywhere from tiny Texas bars to European and US stadia and he has learned his stagecraft and how to put an audience in palm of his hand.

December 8, 2015
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez On Her Heartbreak With Bieber

Selena Gomez is reportedly reticent about her rekindled romance with Justin Bieber as she’s petrified he’ll hurt her.

December 7, 2015
One Direction, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
One Direction Reveal 2016 Resolutions

Each member of One Direction has a unique goal to pursue in 2016, as the pop stars have offered up what they plan to conquer as part of their New Year's resolutions.

December 7, 2015
The Temptations
The Bureau Music Festival Collapses Days Before Starting

The Bureau, the music festival curated by Dagger Wolf and Tim O’Sullivan, is over before it even began.

December 7, 2015
Adele, music news,
Rick Ross Is An Adele Fan

Rick Ross made a remix of Adele's hit new song Hello as a "way of reaching out" for a potential collaboration.

December 7, 2015
The Edge, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium.
U2 Dedicate Paris Show To Terrorist Victims

U2 paid a touching tribute to the victims of November's (15) terror attacks on Sunday night (06Dec15) as they returned to Paris for the first time following the Bataclan theatre concert horror.

December 7, 2015
David Draiman of Disturbed photo by Tim Cashmere, music news,
Can Soundwave Survive And Make It To 2016?

Soundwave still may or may not return for 2016. The business is struggling to survive.

December 7, 2015
One Direction, Zayn Malik, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Zayn Malik Opens Up On Gigi Relationship

Zayn Malik is reportedly keen to win Gigi Hadid's trust by opening up about his relationship history.

December 7, 2015
Uriah Heep
Uriah Heep Redo The Classics

Legendary band Uriah Heep was formed in 1969 and still actively tours the world today.

December 7, 2015
Keith Urban, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2014 photo by Ros O'Gorman
Keith Urban’s Dad Dies After Cancer Battle

Country music star Keith Urban lost his father Robert to cancer on Saturday 5 December (15).

December 7, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele Clocks Up Another 65719 Sales In Australia

Adele ‘25’ has sold a further 65,719 albums in Australia in the second week on sale bringing its tally to 191,782 sales.

December 7, 2015
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
AC/DC Rock Then Bust Melbourne Wide Open REVIEW

It certainly was a long way to the top for AC/DC. I remember the band posters displayed up and down President Ave in Sutherland in 1974. Even then they were building their army of fans. Students would talk about the ‘amazing guitarist in the school uniform’. AC/DC quickly became one of Sydney’s most popular bands. Little did we know that this quirky group of Sydney larrikins would one day take over the world.

December 7, 2015
Do They Know Its Christmas 2014
‘Do They Know Its Christmas’ Is Most Played Christmas Song

PPL, the organisation responsible for licensing recorded music played in public (shops, nightclubs, pubs, offices etc.) and broadcast (TV, radio and online) across the UK, can reveal for the first time what the nation was tuning into this time last year, in the exclusive PPL Most Played Christmas Tracks chart.

December 7, 2015
Bruce Springsteen - image by Ros O'Gorman,, photos
Bruce Springsteen To Tour His Classic ‘The River’ In 2016

Thirty-Six years after touring in support of the album The River, Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band will once again be on the road playing music from the album.

December 7, 2015
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand To Direct Catherine The Great Movie

Barbra Streisand will return to the directors chair for the story of Catherine the Great.

December 6, 2015
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor is Back On Facebook

Sinéad O'Connor's Facebook page has been reactivated after the singer's angry, suicidal posts prompted platform bosses to shut it down earlier this week.

December 6, 2015
Ringo Starr’s Personal Copy Of The White Album Sells For $1,076,288

Ringo Starr has pocketed an extra $AUD1,076,288 after selling his personal copy of The Beatles ‘The Beatles’ aka ‘The White Album’ at auction.

December 6, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
ARIA Albums: Adele ’25’ Clocks Up Quadruple Platinum In Second Week

“25” for Adele holds the top spot on the ARIA Albums chart for a second week, and her third album also moves from three to 4x▲Platinum in sales meaning it has shipped almost 300,000 copies in its first two weeks of release.

December 5, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
ARIA Singles: Adele ‘Hello’ Spends Sixth Week At No 1

Adele holds the top spot on both ARIA Charts again this week with her third album “25” and its lead single “Hello”, which now racks up its sixth week at the top of the Australian Singles chart.

December 5, 2015
Chris Cornell, the Palais Theatre St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Chris Cornell Plays Old, New, Borrowed And Blues For Melbourne REVIEW

Chris Cornell’s solo acoustic trek across Australia is a musical biography of his entire career, with just a voice, an acoustic guitar (and occasional cello).

December 5, 2015
DJ Albo in Brisbane
DJ Albo Hits The Decks In Brisbane

Anthony Albanese MP morphed into his alter-ego DJ Albo for Brisbane in Friday night.

December 5, 2015
Scott Weiland - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Stone Temple Pilots Pen Farewell Letter To Scott Weiland

The Stone Temple Pilots have penned a note in tribute to former lead singer Scott Weiland who was found dead while on tour Thursday night.

December 5, 2015
Adele 25, music news,
Adele Becomes First Act Ever To Sell 1m In Two Separate Weeks

Adele has a new record under her name. She has become the first act ever to sell more than one million copies in two consecutive weeks.

December 5, 2015
Jason Scheff and Robert Lamm of Chicago at Noise11
Chicago Leads Voting For 2016 Hall Of Fame

Music fans are adamant about who they want to see in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year.

December 5, 2015